Chinese photographer Chen Jiagang makes large, beautiful images of the vacant factories and and scarred landscapes of what is the equivalent to China’s Rust Belt. If you want to see more of these photos or read about the Third Front, where these photos were taken in the Southwestern provinces of Guizhou, Sichuan and Yunnan, you should download the entire 79 page book Forbidden City (8MB .pdf) for free.
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The Guangdong Museum of Art in Guangzhou, China is showing an exhibition of 45 contemporary Mexican photographers. Curated by Francisco Mata and Pedro Meyer, The Gaze of 45 Mexican Photographers has 450 photos available for browsing on the website. It’s a daunting volume of great work– but just keep clicking, it gets better the more you see. You can also browse by photographer.